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Author Pinsky, Drew.

Title The mirror effect : how celebrity narcissism is seducing America / Drew Pinsky and S. Mark Young with Jill Stern.

Imprint New York : HarperCollins, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    306.0973 PIN    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    306 PIN    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description ix, 271 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Modern celebrity: from Marilyn to Miley -- The rise of the celebrity-industrial complex -- Broadcasting yourself -- The genesis of narcissism -- Celebrities really are more narcissistic than the rest of us -- The mirror effect and how it affects us all -- Narcissism and envy, sacrifice and redemption -- The most vulnerable audience: teens and young adults -- Parenting to prevent narcissism -- Turning the tide -- The Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI).
Summary Examines how celebrity popularity is adversely shaping American culture, arguing that many of today's famous people have narcissistic personalities and inclinations toward attention-seeking behaviors.
Subject Popular culture -- United States.
Fame -- Social aspects -- United States.
Celebrities in mass media.
Celebrities -- Press coverage.
Celebrities -- Psychology.
Added Author Young, S. Mark.
Stern, Jill (Jill Parsons)
ISBN 9780061582332 : $26.99

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